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29 July 2019
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Funding, Rules, Social infrastructure, Transport, Waste and Water

What is going on at Canada Infrastructure Bank?

Nick Hann is keeping shtum about his reasons for leaving Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB). But the departure of such a well-respected infrastructure finance veteran is...

29 May 2019

Proximo EMEA Deals of the Year 2018: The deals that punched above their weight

There were many choice EMEA project financings in 2018. But certain deals achieved levels of debt pricing, risk mitigation and inter-creditor complexity that set new...

17 April 2019
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Renewables

Scaling US battery storage

With levelised cost of energy beginning to favour renewables-linked storage over traditional peakers in the US, utility-scale storage is dawning. Regulatory change,...

10 April 2019
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Funding, Power, Renewables

Buoyed by the black stuff

A statement on March 28 by Japan’s Environment Minister signals a potential change in the government’s pro coal-fired power policy. But domestic energy security issues...

28 March 2019
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Funding, Oil & gas

Pipeline politics

As the trans-Atlantic political debate over Nord Stream 2 gets nasty, those involved could not do better than take a lesson in commercial viability from the...

08 March 2019
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Digital Infrastructure

Navigating the digital project corridor

With the European fibre market entering the project financing mainstream, how big can the wider digital infrastructure market get, and what risk mitigants are still...

25 February 2019
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Digital Infrastructure

Funding fibre: Can the UK catch up with Europe?

CityFibre, the first major wholesale fibre financing in the UK with project and corporate-style elements, bodes well for UK fibre investors and lenders. But cost of debt...

11 December 2018
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Funding, Renewables

Nachtigal: Development finance as it should be

As more governments look to mimic Chinese-style development finance offerings, the recently signed Nachtigal hydro project financing is a perfect example of why they...

22 November 2017
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Rules, Transport

The long road across Veneto

Eight years in the making and with a revamp of the concession structure, the Pedemontana Veneta road project still has its critics. But there is no argument that getting...

06 October 2017
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Oil & gas

Rover: Testing the term loan B market

Given total dollar volume in the term loan B market was around $11.6 billion in 2016, of all the pipelines looking for B loan debt, the Rover gas pipeline project - which...

24 July 2017
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Funding, Power

Interconnector Italia: Thinking outside the box

Interconnector Italia – a consortium of high-energy-use private sector companies in Italy – has signed a partially EIB-backed financing for its share of the Italy-France...

14 June 2017
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Rules, Renewables

Gipuzkoa: Raising optimal cash for debut in trash

Meridiam has cut a dash with its debut in the waste concession market via a mixed bond and loan package designed for optimal tenor at optimal pricing.

01 June 2017
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Renewables

Japanese wind: Getting offshore in a sea of permits

Japan has 600GW of theoretical offshore wind according to the Japan Wind Power Association. But with only a handful of nearshore projects under development, what is...

22 May 2017

Message received: ACWA’s holdco hybrid a hit with investors

ACWA Power’s complex non-recourse bond debut was never going to be an easy sell to mainstream investors. But after 200-plus face-to-face account meetings and constant...

10 March 2017
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Funding, Power

Certainty of convertibility: Vietnam IPP forex fixed

With two ECA-backed deals nearing financial close, and currency convertibility issues resolved, Vietnam looks set to finally begin delivering on its pipeline of IPP...

09 March 2017

Premium Green 2017-2: Less can be more

Credit Agricole has closed a $3 billion synthetic securitisation to free up cash for green project loans. And unlike vanilla green bonds, this deal could indirectly...

24 January 2017
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Funding

Virgin Voyages: Start-up funding but not as we knew it

Fincantieri ended 2016 with final confirmation of the Virgin Voyages cruise ship order - a deal for a start-up backed by one of Sace's largest single cover cruise ship...

19 January 2017
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Funding

OCTP: Vitol uses pricing clout for a rare long-term borrowing

A key project for Ghana and a direct lending first for UKEF – Vitol’s OCTP is rumoured to be tightly priced and partially financed under a fixed rate CIRR.

09 January 2017
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Funding

Tangguh LNG 3: The start of a major new BP gas strategy?

The Tangguh LNG 3 financing was the major deal in the Asian oil and gas market last year. But more significantly, it marked the return of a global sponsor to expansion...

06 January 2017
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Funding

Sangaredi: High tenor and pitch perfect

DFI loans and a rare untied UFK covered loan have enabled commercial banks to push the tenor on CBG’s Sangaredi mine expansion financing in Guinea.